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How to Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Medicine (30 seconds) - Video Transcript

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Narrator: Unused prescription opioid pain medicines can spell RISK, if they’re taken by someone they weren’t prescribed for. Or HARM, if accidentally taken by a child or a pet. Safely dispose of opioids before they can hurt your family. Find a drug take-back option, such as medicine drop-off boxes. If there isn’t one available, check the FDA’s Flush List. If your medicine isn’t on the Flush List, you can dispose of it in the trash. Get information to keep your family safe.


This is a transcript of a video appearing on the Safe Opioid Disposal - Remove the Risk Outreach Toolkit page.

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